There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it