Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
The lie is a condition of life.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
What can't be cured must be endured.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.