I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
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.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.