In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.