Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
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.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
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.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.