A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
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.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
All great achievements require time.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
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.