Criticize the act, not the person.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
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.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Appearances often are deceiving.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.