"How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live."
"You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus."
"Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail."
“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.”
“Yet man will never be perfect until he learns to create and destroy; he does know how to destroy, and that is half the battle.”
“The man who lies to himself cannot distinguish the truth within him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.”
"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self."
“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”
"The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool."