You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.