Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
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.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
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.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
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.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.