Resist much. Obey little.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Criticize the act, not the person.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.