The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Love is the free exercise of choice. Two people love each other only when they are quite capable of living without each other but choose to live with each other.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.