Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.