Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
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.