It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
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.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.