He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Time wounds all heels.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Resist much. Obey little.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.