Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.