You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
The lie is a condition of life.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.