One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.