Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
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.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.