The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Wisdom begins at the end.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Compassion is the basis of morality.