Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
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.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
A precedent embalms a principle.
The lie is a condition of life.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Appearances often are deceiving.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.