Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
—Publilius Syrus (Syrian-born Latin Writer)
Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.
—Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton (English Poet)
Most people have the will to win, few have the will to prepare to win.
—Bob Knight (American Sportsperson)
This is the sum of duty: do naught to others which if done to thee, would cause thee pain.
—The Mahabharata (Hindu Religious Text)
It is the pull of opposite poles that stretches souls. And only stretched souls make music.
—Eric Hoffer (American Philosopher)
Let the stronger man give to the man whose need is greater; let him gaze upon the lengthening path of life. For riches roll like the wheels of a chariot, turning from one to another.
Man tends to treat all his opinions as principles.
A wise man should keep far away from an unpleasant person, from injuring others, from other’s views, from unrighteous conduct and from untruth.
True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.
—Henry Miller (American Novelist)