Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.