Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
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.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
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.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.