There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Desire is the very essence of man.