Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
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.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.