Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
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.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.