Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.