Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
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.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.