Listen to much, speak only what is timely.
Hopes are but the dreams of those who wake.
Few women care to be laughed at, and men not at all, except for large sums of money.
Laugh not at the unfortunate, for we are all the puppets of fortune.
Debts make free men slaves.
When we say, 'War is over if you want it,' we mean that if everyone demanded peace instead of another TV set, we'd have peace.
With great power there must also come ... great responsibility.
Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism; the way you play it is free will.
To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.
What is youth except a man or woman before it is fit to be seen?