Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
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.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Be curious, not judgmental.