Be that self which one truly is.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Nothing is black or white.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.