Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
What can't be cured must be endured.