What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
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.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
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.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.