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.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
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.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.