We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
The object of the superior man is truth.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.