Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
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.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.