I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
A friend to all is a friend to none
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
All great achievements require time.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.