If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
All great achievements require time.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.