Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
All great achievements require time.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Criticize the act, not the person.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
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.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.