To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
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'.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.