Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
All great achievements require time.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.