The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
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.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
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'.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.