One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.