Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
I think, therefore I am.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.