I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.