Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.