The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
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.
Intelligence is a moral category.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
The object of the superior man is truth.
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.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.