The things that we love tell us what we are. Thomas Aquinas
Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed. Nietzsche
It is possible to fill the mind with a million facts, and still be entirely uneducated. Alec Bourne
A happy life consists in the tranquility of mind. Marcus Tullius Cicero
Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another. Plato.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. Mark Twain
The one who does not love believes in vain. Augustine
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance. Confucius
The time is always right to do what is right. Martin Luther King Jr.
Delight is incomplete until it is expressed. CSL
Oh what men do, not knowing what they do! Shakespeare
Simplify, simplify, simplify. Henry David Thoreau
Telling the truth is the slow, mundane, difficult route to a meaningful life. Anything else is cheating. D Miller
In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted. Bertrand Russell
Whatever an enemy can do to an enemy, or a for to a foe, the ill-directed mind can do to itself, and even worse. Buddha
There is as much difference between us and ourselves as there is between us and others. Michel de Montaigne
He who establishes his argument by noise and command, shows that his reason is weak. Michel de Montaigne
We can be knowledgeable with other men's knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom. Michel de Montaigne
No great wisdom can be reached without sacrifice. CSL
A promise can only be made about actions: no one can promise to go on feeling a certain way. C. S. Lewis
No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding. Plato
As you sow, so shall you reap. Cicero
Love of truth is the basis of all real virtue, and virtues based upon lies can only do harm. Bertrand Russell
Will consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. Epictetus
He is richest who is content with what he has, little or much. Socrates
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is. Albert Camus
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had everything else in the world. Aristotle
Which of you, by worrying, can add a single hour to his life? Jesus
Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be. Thomas a Kempis
The most common form of despair is not being who you are. Soren Kierkegaard
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. CSL
He who cannot give anything away cannot feel anything either. Nietzsche
All find what they truly seek. CSL
Not what we have but what we enjoy constitutes our abundance. Epicurus
The energy of the mind is the essence of life. Aristotle
Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent. Wittgenstein
If there is a heaven and a hell, and you died right now, where do you think you would be likely to go? And why?
If there is a hell, what do you think it would be like?
If there is a heaven, what do you think it would be like?
All the problems of heaven and earth, if they confronted us at once, would be nothing compared with that overwhelming problem of God. A.W.T.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction. Blaise Pascal
We put the thought of all that we love into all that we make. Tolkien
A promise can only be made about actions: no one can promise to go on feeling a certain way.
He who possesses little is that much less possessed. Nietzsche
I can show you where to dig, and what to dig for, but the digging you must do for yourself. Matisyahu
The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. Descartes
Vanity is a subtle torturer.
If I have ventured wrongly, very well, life corrects me with a penalty. But if I haven't ventured at all, who can help me then? Kierkegaard