"A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."John Henry Newman on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."John Henry Newman on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."John Henry Newman on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."John Henry Newman on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."John Henry Newman on Michael Jordan
"From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery."
"It is often said that second thoughts are best. So they are in matters of judgment but not in matters of conscience."
"To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often."
"Let us take things as we find them: let us not attempt to distort them into what they are not... We cannot make facts. All our wishing cannot change them. We must use them."
"Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather that it shall never have a beginning."