Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
A friend to all is a friend to none
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.