All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
What's done can't be undone.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.