"The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool."
“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”
"You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus."
“History, like love, is so apt to surround her heroes with an atmosphere of imaginary brightness.”
“The man who lies to himself cannot distinguish the truth within him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.”
“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.”
“I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.”
"Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail."
"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self."