Living well is the best revenge.
Threats don't work with the person who's got nothing to lose.
If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.
The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.
Far better to think historically, to remember the lessons of the past. Thus, far better to conceive of power as consisting in part of the knowledge of when not to use all the power you have. Far better to be one who knows that if you reserve the power not to use all your power, you will lead others far more successfully and well.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankenstein logic.
It's just as sure a recipe for failure to have the right idea fifty years too soon as five years too late.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
It's not the having, its the getting.
Imagine a school with children that can read or write, but with teachers who cannot, and you have a metaphor of the Information Age in which we live.
Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest violence.
Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it most people aim at it, all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves.
We know the worth of a thing when we have lost it.
Look well into thyself there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
You can teach a student a lesson for a day but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Many people today don't want honest answers insofar as honest means unpleasant or disturbing. They want a soft answer that turneth away anxiety.
Power is the faculty or capacity to act, the strength and potency to accomplish something. It is the vital energy to make choices and decisions. It also includes the capacity to overcome deeply embedded habits and to cultivate higher, more effective ones.
He who hasn't hacked assemply language as a youth has no heart. He who does as an adult has no brain.