Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
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.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens