The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
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.