I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.