You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
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.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
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.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.