Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
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.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
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.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.