It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Criticize the act, not the person.