Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life.
If we do not plant knowledge when young, it will give us no shade when we are old.
The happiest life is that which constantly exercises and educates what is best in us.
Know thyself means this, that you get acquainted with what you know, and what you can do.
Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don't think of retiring from the world, until the world will be sorry that you retire.
We are either progressing or retrograding all the while; there is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Collect as precious pearls the words of the wise and virtuous.
To conquer oneself is the best and noblest victory; to be vanquished by one's own nature is the worst and most ignoble defeat.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
In learning to know other things, and other minds, we become more intimately acquainted with ourselves, and are to ourselves better worth knowing.
Be the change you want to see.
Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world
We only become what we are by the radical and deep-seated refusal of that which others have made of us.
Fear less, hope more. Eat less, chew more. Talk less, say more. Hate less, love more.
Be the change you want to see in your networks
The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.