To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!