Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
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.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
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.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Think globally, act locally.