Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
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.