If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Wisdom begins at the end.