It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.