The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
What can't be cured must be endured.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
A man is literally what he thinks.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.