Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.