All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
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.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.