The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
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.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.