In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
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.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.