Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Genius is sorrow's child.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.