In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.