Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
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.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Criticize the act, not the person.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
All great achievements require time.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid