One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Think globally, act locally.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
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.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.