The ordinary man is involved in action, the hero acts. An immense difference.
— Henry Miller
The biggest disease today is not leprosy or cancer or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted, uncared for, deserted by everybody. The greatest evil is the lack of love and charity, the terrible indifference towards one’s neighbor.
— Mother Teresa
A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.
We learn our virtues from the friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection.
— Jean Paul
The real tragedy of life is not being limited to one talent, but in failing to use that one talent.
— E. W. Howe
Everything great in the world is done by neurotics; they alone founded our religions and created our masterpieces.
— Marcel Proust
The man who knows not and knows that he knows not is a child — teach him.
— Arabic Proverb
There is nothing to regret — either for those who go or for those who are left behind.
— Eleanor Roosevelt
It is always in the midst, in the epicenter, of your troubles that you find serenity.
— Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Whoever does not know how to find the way to his ideal lives more frivolously and impudently than the man without an ideal.
— Friedrich Nietzsche