If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.