Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
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.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.