The object of the superior man is truth.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
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.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
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.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
A precedent embalms a principle.