It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.