Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Time wounds all heels.
A man is literally what he thinks.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
All great achievements require time.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.