It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a
thought without accepting it.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education
write well, express yourself like the common people, but
think like a wise man.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
the meaning and the purpose of
life, the whole aim
and end of human existence.
Hope is a waking dream.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
I count him braver who
overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the
hardest victory is over self.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high
intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it
represents the wise choice of many alternatives − choice, not
chance, determines your
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living
differ from the dead.
Learning is not child's play; we cannot learn without pain.
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they
who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art
of living well.
Anybody can become angry — that is easy, but to be angry with
the right person and to the right degree and at the right time
and for the right purpose, and in the right way — that is not
within everybody's power and is not easy.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of
things, but their inward significance.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize
The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.