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.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
All great achievements require time.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Resist much. Obey little.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.