There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.