We never see ourselves as others see us.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.