The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
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.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.