Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
The lie is a condition of life.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.