Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Time wounds all heels.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.