Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I think, therefore I am.