Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?