Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
A man is literally what he thinks.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
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.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.