Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.