No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.