Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Be that self which one truly is.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
An idea is salvation by imagination
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.