It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done.
Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
There would not be so many open mouths if there were not so many open ears.
Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs.
The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.
I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do.
Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn't as all. You can be discouraged by failure, or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because, remember that's where you will find success.
The only difference between me and a madman is that I am not mad.
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.