Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
I think, therefore I am.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.