Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
A precedent embalms a principle.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.