A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
There are no facts, only interpretations.