The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Resist much. Obey little.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.