Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.