How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.