To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
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.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
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.
Be curious, not judgmental.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.