My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.