The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.