If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
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.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
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.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.