It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
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.