The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Think globally, act locally.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.