All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Desire is the very essence of man.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.