Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.