Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.