Words are like seeds, and we are all farmers. Be conscious of what you plant in another person’s heart.
Tranquility is essential for the soul to grow and flourish, but adversity is the gauge by which the extent and limits of its peace is measured.
Never sacrifice eternity to the desire of a moment.
Folly is evaluating what is good or evil merely from the perspective of an individual in a given moment of time; wisdom is seeing the end from the beginning.
The heart which lacks peace within creates strife without.
The mind reasons, but it is the heart which understands.
The frenetic life is an unpoetic one: for who can speak to beauty they have not observed and considered?