If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
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.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
What's done can't be undone.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.