Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?