Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Time wounds all heels.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
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.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.