The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
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.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.