Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
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.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
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.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.