Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Resist much. Obey little.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
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.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.