The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Resist much. Obey little.
The lie is a condition of life.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.