You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
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.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
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.