To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.