All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
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.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
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!
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.