If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.