Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
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.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
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.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.