I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.