There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe