Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.