Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
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.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.