Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
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
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
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.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
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.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.