Time wounds all heels.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Resist much. Obey little.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.