Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.