Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Resist much. Obey little.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.