It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
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.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.