The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
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.
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 secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength