Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
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.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.