The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
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.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Time wounds all heels.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
For we walk by faith, not by sight