It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.