Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
What can't be cured must be endured.