Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Think globally, act locally.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
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.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.