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.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.