When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
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.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.