The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.