No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
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.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
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.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.