Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
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.
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.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.