The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Who, being loved, is poor?
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, this it overflows upon the outward world.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
The fear of criticism is at the bottom of the destruction of most ideas which never reach the planning and action stage.
Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.