There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Intelligence is a moral category.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
All great achievements require time.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
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.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.