Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.