It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
A man is literally what he thinks.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.