One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Wisdom begins at the end.
The lie is a condition of life.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
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.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.