The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.