A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
What's done can't be undone.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
A precedent embalms a principle.