The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
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.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.