One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Desire is the very essence of man.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.