Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.