There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
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.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.