Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Wisdom begins at the end.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.