When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.