One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.