Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
None but ourselves can free our minds.