Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.