Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.