Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The lie is a condition of life.
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.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
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!
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.