Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
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.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
All great achievements require time.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
I think, therefore I am.