Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
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
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.