To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
I think, therefore I am.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.