The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Quote by Confucius
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Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?
Death and life have their determined appointments riches and honors depend upon heaven.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
Speak the truth, do not yield to anger give, if thou art asked for little by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.
Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that.
One of the marks of a truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action - the ability to pass directly from thought to action.
Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.
I knew at an early age I wanted to act. Acting was always easy for me. I don't believe in predestination, but I do believe that once you get where ever it is you are going, that is where you were going to be.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
People living deeply have no fear of death.
I woke up full of hate and fear the day before the most recent peace march in San Francisco. This was disappointing: I'd hoped to wake up feeling somewhere between Virginia Woolf and Wavy Gravy.
I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.
My sisters have been baptized and my dad is a deacon at his church now. Sadly my mother passed away but what I can say is that the Jehovah Witnesses took very good care of her up until she died.