Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.