It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
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.
Intelligence is a moral category.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Think globally, act locally.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
The object of the superior man is truth.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.