If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
The lie is a condition of life.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
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.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
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'.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.