The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
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.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Criticize the act, not the person.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.