Be curious, not judgmental.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
A friend to all is a friend to none
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.