When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.
The true purpose of education is to teach a man to carry himself triumphant to the sunset.
Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation philosophy religion.
My life has been a continuous fulfillment of dreams. It appears that everything I saw and did has a new and perhaps more significant meaning every time I see it. The earth is good. It is a privilege to live thereon.
Anyone who acquires more than the usual amount of knowledge concerning a subject is bound to leave it as his contribution to the knowledge of the world.
One’s happiness depends less on what he knows than on what he feels.
There is no excellence without labor. One cannot dream oneself into either usefulness or happiness.
A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.