Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
A man is literally what he thinks.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.