To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
The object of the superior man is truth.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
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.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
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.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.