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.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
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.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.