A humble knowledge of oneself is a surer road to God than a deep searching of the sciences.
All of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Don't give advice unless you're asked.
Where more is meant than meets the ear.
Have no fear of change as such and, on the other hand, no liking for it merely for its own sake.
It takes more courage to reveal insecurities than to hide them, more strength to relate to people than to dominate them, more "manhood" to abide by thought-out principles rather than blind reflex. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles and an immature mind.
Wear your learning like your watch, in a private pocket; and do not pull it out and strike it, merely to show that you have one.
What is the use of running when you are on the wrong road?
Men don't get cellulite. God might just be a man.
The foundations which we would dig about and find are within us, like the Kingdom of Heaven, rather than without.
Let nothing disturb thee, Let nothing affright thee, All things are passing, God changeth never.
Better be happy than wise.
All progress is based upon a universal, innate desire on the part of every living organism to live beyond its income.
Work as if you were to live one hundred years; pray as if you were to die tomorrow.
Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.
With true friends . . . even water drunk together is sweet enough.
When a man's busy, leisure strikes him as a wonderful pleasure; and at leisure once is he? Straightway he wants to be busy.
My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
All things whatsoever ye wou'd that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.