Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
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.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.