Let him who would move the world first move himself.
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.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
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.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
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.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.