I don't think any good book is based on factual experience. Bad books are about things the writer already knew before he wrote them.
As a cure for worrying work is better than whiskey.
Wisdom has its root in goodness not goodness its root in wisdom.
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Do not go where the path may lead go instead where there is no path and...
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
Truth is beautiful without doubt but so are lies.
Trust your instinct to the end though you can render no reason.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful we must carry it with...
We do not yet possess ourselves and we know at the same time that we are...
Manners require time and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
Who hears me who understands me becomes mine a possession for all time.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Little minds have little worries big minds have no time for worries.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling but in rising every...
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
The value of a dollar is social as it is created by society.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of...
Power and speed be hands and feet.
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
Peace cannot be achieved through violence it can only be attained through...