One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
What can't be cured must be endured.