Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Think globally, act locally.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
The object of the superior man is truth.