It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Common sense is not so common.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Once you label me you negate me.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.