You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
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.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
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
Criticize the act, not the person.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.