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.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Think globally, act locally.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
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.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
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.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.