Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Think globally, act locally.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character