The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Desire is the very essence of man.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.