The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
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.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.