Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.