I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
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.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.