Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
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.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.