Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Time wounds all heels.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.