No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
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.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
What's done can't be undone.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.