Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
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.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.