Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
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.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.