Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Freedom lies in being bold.