If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
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.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.