There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
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.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
The cure for pain is in the pain.