Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
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.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.