Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
The object of the superior man is truth.
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.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence