Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
I think, therefore I am.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.