One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
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.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.