We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
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.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
All great achievements require time.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
The cure for pain is in the pain.