Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.