I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.