Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
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.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Desire is the very essence of man.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.