The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Criticize the act, not the person.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.