If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
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.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.