Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Think globally, act locally.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
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!
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.