Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Intelligence is a moral category.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Appearances often are deceiving.
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'.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.