Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
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.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
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.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.