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'.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
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.
Desire is the very essence of man.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.