Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
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.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.