He who lives with the wolf learns to howl.
— Italian Proverb
You teach best what you most need to learn.
— Richard Bach
Habit is a shirt that we wear till death.
— Russian Proverb
We don’t see things as they are; we see them as we are.
— Anaïs Nin
I have lived in this world just long enough to look carefully the second time into things that I am the most certain of the first time.
— Josh Billings
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it.
— William Hazlitt
As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.
— Joan Baez
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
— Antoine de St. Exupery
It is within thy power, whenever thou shalt choose, to retire into thyself. For nowhere either with more quiet or more freedom from trouble does a man retire than into his own soul.
— Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
— Mahatma Gandhi
Courage is the capacity to go from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
— Sir Winston Churchill
Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk.
— Doug Larson
Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases think for yourself.
— Doris Lessing
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
— Calvin Coolidge
In proportion as our inward life fails, we go more constantly and desperately to the post-office. You may depend on it, that poor fellow who walks away with the greatest number of letters, proud of his extensive correspondence, has not heard from himself this long while.
— Henry David Thoreau
The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy.What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.
— Richard Bach
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
— Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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