I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.