The unexamined life is not worth living.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
How long should you try? Until.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.