You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom.
can only be free if I am free.
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
People can have many different kinds of pleasure. The real one is that for which they will
forsake the others.
There are those that travel and those who are going somewhere. They are different and yet
the same. The success has this over his rivals: he knows where he is going.
Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all of your energies on a limited
set of targets.
Those who have a "why" to live, can bear with almost any "how."
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it.
Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
Walter Savage Landor
To do good things in the world, first you must know who you are and what gives meaning
to your life.
One of the annoying things about believing in free will and individual responsibility is the
difficulty of finding somebody to blame your problems on. And when you do find somebody,
it's remarkable how often his picture turns up on your driver's license.
P. J. O'Rourke
We learn from history that we do not learn from history.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.
Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
There is little room for wisdom when one is full of judgement.
Climb up on some hill at sunrise. Everybody needs perspective once in a while, and you'll
find it there.
Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes
My weakness has always been to prefer the large intention of an unskillful artist to the trivial
intention of an accomplished one: in other words, I am more interested in the high ideas of a
feeble executant than in the high execution of a feeble thinker.
Read books, listen to tapes, attend seminars - they are decades of wisdom reduced to
Mark Victor Hansen
If you go through life convinced that your way is always best, all the new ideas in the world
will pass you by.
A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next; skill is knowing how to do it; and virtue is doing it.
David Starr Jordan
He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do
He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
John Kenneth Galbraith