Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.