Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
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.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.