To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.