Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Appearances often are deceiving.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
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.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.