Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
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.
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.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
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
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.