In philosophy, it is not the attainment of the goal that matters, it is the things that are met with by the way.
When you are angry try your best to go to sleep, it keeps you away from speaking, writing and thinking while you are angry.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
No matter how bad things get in life, no matter how many times things change, hang onto your ability to dream. Those dreams may well take you further than you could have ever believed.
The only “success question” that matters: Do you want to learn or do you want your excuse?
During an economic crisis, what matters is that the government keeps its foot on the accelerator.
Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter.
I don't have any control over what actually happens except for that I have full control over my will for myself, my intention, and why I'm there. That's all that matters.
We cannot both preach and administer financial matters.
The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane.
In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane.
Aesthetic matters are fundamental for the harmonious development of both society and the individual.
Of all those in the army close to the commander none is more intimate than the secret agent; of all rewards none more liberal than those given to secret agents; of all matters none is more confidential than those relating to secret operations.
When you kill somebody in the movies, it matters, whereas in literature it can be allegorical.
It's the publicity function of Amnesty that I think has made its name so widely known, not only to readers in the world, but to governments - and that's what matters.
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
When courts rule in our country, we have them as the final arbiter on matters in which we might not agree on. And that is an important pillar of our democracy.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance about household matters - from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer's telephone number - a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.