It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Resist much. Obey little.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.