Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
The lie is a condition of life.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
All great achievements require time.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.