The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
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.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.