Not he is great who can alter matter, but he who can alter my state of mind.
A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society.
Classic art was the art of necessity: modern romantic art bears the stamp of caprice and chance.
Don't follow the path. Go off the path and create your own trail.
For each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food, for love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.
For flowers that bloom about our feet;
For tender grass, so fresh, so sweet;
For song of bird, and hum of bee;
For all things fair we hear or see,
Father in heaven, we thank Thee!
Every man I meet is my superior in some way. In that, I learn of him.
In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thougths; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.