Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
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.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.