The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The lie is a condition of life.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.