Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
A precedent embalms a principle.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.