Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.