Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
A man is literally what he thinks.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.