Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.