All great achievements require time.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
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.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.