Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
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.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
A precedent embalms a principle.
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.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
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
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.