Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
A friend to all is a friend to none
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.