Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
- Anton Chekhov
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who'll argue with you.
- John Wooden
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige
The way you see people is the way you treat them, and the way you treat them is what they become.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
- Nelson Mandela
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
- Audrey Hepburn
If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan
Step with care and great tact, and remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act.
- Dr. Seuss
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
- Jim Rohn
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
- John Wooden
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
- George Bernard Shaw
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Trouble shared is trouble halved.
- Lee Iacocca
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
- Lao Tzu
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson