Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
What can't be cured must be endured.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
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.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.