One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
What's done can't be undone.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.