Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
A precedent embalms a principle.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.