What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.