Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
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.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
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.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.