The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
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.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
A precedent embalms a principle.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.