He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
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!
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.