The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Resist much. Obey little.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
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.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.