Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.
Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.