Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
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.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
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.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
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.