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.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
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.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
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.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.