“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
- J.K. Rowling
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
- Helen Keller
“The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.”
- William James
“Start by writing the truest sentence you know”
- Ernest Hemingway
“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.”
- Francis Bacon
“Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.”
- Robert Anthony
“Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully.
- Richard Bach
“It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.”
- Mahatma Gandhi