Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
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'.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!