In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
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.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
All great achievements require time.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.