Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
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.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.