Intelligence is a moral category.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
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.