Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Time wounds all heels.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.