One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
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.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.