It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law