Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
What's done can't be undone.
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'.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.