Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Intelligence is a moral category.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
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.