One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
I think, therefore I am.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
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.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.