All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
What can't be cured must be endured.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
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.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.