I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
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.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
It takes a great man to be a good listener.