The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible