Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.