The only real laughter comes from despair.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
A friend to all is a friend to none
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.