Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.