Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back.
Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. Improve the World Through Music.
Love is a serious mental disease.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.
The first and the best victory is to conquer self.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
Man is a being in search of meaning.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Those who tell the stories rule society.
I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.
Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depends on simplicity.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber
A well begun is half ended.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark;
the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
All learning has an emotional base.
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.
When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.
Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles.
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
They deem him their worst enemy who tells them the truth.
Your silence gives consent.
Necessity... the mother of invention.
Thinking: The talking of the soul with itself.
I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to endure the vision of the divine.
There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.
Honesty is for the most par less profitable than dishonesty.
Your silence gives consent.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
Self conquest is the greatest of victories.
He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him.
How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other.
There is truth in wine and children
Wisdom alone is the science of others sciences.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.