Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
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.