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.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
A precedent embalms a principle.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it