A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
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.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
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.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.