Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
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.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.