You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
United we stand, divided we fall.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice.
To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title.
It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Memory is more indelible than ink.
The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
There are no new ideas. There are only new ways of making them felt.
Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games.
We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.
Talent is a flame. Genius is a fire.
Genius is never understood in its own time.
Man is born to live and not to prepare to live.
Everything that is beautiful and noble is the product of reason and calculation.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.