I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
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.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.