Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Resist much. Obey little.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
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.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
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.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.