Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.