Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
A man is literally what he thinks.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.