What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
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.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.