No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
What can't be cured must be endured.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.