In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
A friend to all is a friend to none
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.