The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Appearances often are deceiving.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.