The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.