Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.