Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.