You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
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.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
A precedent embalms a principle.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Resist much. Obey little.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
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.
Appearances often are deceiving.