Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The lie is a condition of life.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
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.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.