Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
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.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.