To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
A precedent embalms a principle.