Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Be curious, not judgmental.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.