A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.