I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
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.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.