A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.