You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
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.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
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.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Wisdom begins at the end.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.