Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.
Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle.
Each day the world is born anew for him who takes it rightly.
Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.
One is born to be a great dancer.
You are only afraid if you are not in harmony with yourself. People are afraid because they have never owned up to themselves.
A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men.
I was born in and worked in a period that could be called enviable.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
It's not that I'm afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens.
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom; I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow.
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
Don't be afraid to go out on a limb. It's where all the fruit is.
Don't be afraid to make a mistake. But make sure you don't make the same mistake twice.
Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.
I'm afraid for all those who'll have the bread snatched from their mouths by these machines. What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.
We are just statistics, born to consume resources.
There has been a change in men's attitudes toward their clothes. Men are more aware of fashion; they're not afraid of it.
Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.
Who is the wise man? He who sees what's going to be born.