Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.