Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
What's done can't be undone.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Think globally, act locally.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.