Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Think globally, act locally.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.