Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.