When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
A precedent embalms a principle.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.