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.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
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.
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.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.