The foundation of knowledge must be laid by reading. General principles must come from books, which, however, must be brought to the test of real life.
Be careful how you judge people, most of all friends. You don’t sum up a man’s life in one moment.
Sometimes the meaning of a person’s presence in your life can only be understood after they have left.
Fight for your opinions, but do not believe that they contain the whole truth or the only truth.
Let the dead have the immortality of fame, but the living the immortality of love.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Confidence is contagious. So is a lack of confidence.
我渡過沒自信困難時期的方法就是 – 努力。
That was my way of getting through difficult times of low confidence – hard work.
We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from it.
Men are like wine: some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.