We never see ourselves as others see us.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.