I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy