The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.