The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
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.