The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Wisdom begins at the end.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.