If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
The object of the superior man is truth.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.