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.
The lie is a condition of life.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
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.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.