All great achievements require time.
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.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The lie is a condition of life.
Wisdom begins at the end.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.