If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done.
Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
There would not be so many open mouths if there were not so many open ears.
Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs.
The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.
I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do.
Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn't as all. You can be discouraged by failure, or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because, remember that's where you will find success.