None but ourselves can free our minds.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
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.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Resist much. Obey little.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.