One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
I am not now That which I have been.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
I love Madrid. I am happy to be here. I have been here three years and hope to be here longer. But I am proud of where I come from and never forget the people I grew up with.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.