Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.