The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Time wounds all heels.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
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.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.