For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
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.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.