Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
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.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.