Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!