Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Once you label me you negate me.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.