Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
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.