We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
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.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
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.
Resist much. Obey little.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.