We never see ourselves as others see us.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
I think, therefore I am.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
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.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Appearances often are deceiving.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
What's done can't be undone.