Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
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.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.