Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.