One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
A man is literally what he thinks.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.