A precedent embalms a principle.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
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.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
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.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.