The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.