In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
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'.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
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.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.