Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.
Knowledge is power.
My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that "achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others, and that's nice, too, but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success."
Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Never give advice unless asked.
Better fare hard with good men than feast it with bad.
I am not in this world to live up to other people's expectations, nor do I feel that the world must live up to mine.
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy those are who already possess it.
To love what you do and feel that it matters -- how could anything be more fun?