As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.