Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
A man is literally what he thinks.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.