Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
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.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Resist much. Obey little.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Desire is the very essence of man.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.