Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
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.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Appearances often are deceiving.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
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.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.