None but ourselves can free our minds.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
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.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.