Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Resist much. Obey little.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.