What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
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.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Time wounds all heels.