A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.