If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Think globally, act locally.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.