Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.