Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.