Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
All great achievements require time.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.