We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
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 the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.