I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
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.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.