It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Intelligence is a moral category.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
What's done can't be undone.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.