If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
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.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
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.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.