Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
I think, therefore I am.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.