As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
All great achievements require time.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.