Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
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.
A precedent embalms a principle.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.