The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Desire is the very essence of man.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.