You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
What's done can't be undone.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.