Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.