One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
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.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.