A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
The lie is a condition of life.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.