When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Criticize the act, not the person.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.