Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
All great achievements require time.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
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.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
You always admire what you really don't understand.
A friend to all is a friend to none