In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
You always admire what you really don't understand.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
All great achievements require time.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
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.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.