Criticize the act, not the person.
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.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.