Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
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.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.