Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.