Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.