A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.