It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.