Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
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.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.