Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.