Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
A precedent embalms a principle.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.