It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
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.
Think globally, act locally.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
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.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.