Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
A chief event in life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion, it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who, in the midst of the world, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
Nothing can bring you happiness but yourself.
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.