Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Desire is the very essence of man.