There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.