Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Time wounds all heels.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Criticize the act, not the person.
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.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
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.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.