A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
The object of the superior man is truth.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
I think, therefore I am.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.