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.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
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.
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.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
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.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.