Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Wisdom begins at the end.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.