Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.