Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.