You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.