If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
The object of the superior man is truth.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.