Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Wisdom begins at the end.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
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.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.