Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.
Perhaps a modern society can remain stable only by eliminating adolescence, by giving its young, from the age of ten, the skills, responsibilities, and rewards of grownups, and opportunites for action in all spheres of life. Adolescence should be a time of useful action, while book learning and scholarship should be a preoccupation of adults.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.
A good conscience fears no witness, but a guilty conscience is solicitous even in solitude. If we do nothing but what is honest, let all the world know it. But if otherwise, what does it signify to have nobody else know it, so long as I know it myself? Miserable is he who slights that witness.
Long-range planning does not deal with future decisions, but with the future of present decisions.
You desire to know the art of living, my friend It is contained in one phrase make use of suffering.
The difference between a successful person and the others is not a lack of strength and not a lack of knowledge, but a lack of will.
One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood. The self-criticism of a tired mind is suicide.