All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
The lie is a condition of life.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.