Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.
Quote by Euripides
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Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.
Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.
All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
As I get older I think, contrary to modern assumption but in line with the old Lerner and Lowe song, that it would actually benefit both them and society if - to quote Professor Higgins - a woman could be more like a man.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
All's the government should do is keep the taxes and regulations at a manageable rate, keep a decent standing army and get out of the way.
Everyone goes to the same exhibitions and the same parties, stays in the same handful of hotels, eats at the same no-star restaurants, and has almost the same opinions. I adore the art world, but this is copycat behavior in a sphere that prides itself on independent thinking.
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
The most solid piece of scientific truth I know of is that we are profoundly ignorant about nature.
Whether a woman's running for office or she's supporting her husband who's running for office and she gets criticised for wearing open-toed shoes or for the colour of her coat, there's just a lot of history that you bear if you are a woman who puts herself out in the political arena.