Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.
Because you can't argue with all the fools in the world. It's easier to let them have their way, then trick them when they're not paying attention.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
Your comfort zone is a place where you keep yourself in a self-illusion and nothing can grow there but your potentiality can grow only when you can think and grow out of that zone.
With or without God, good decisions can be made; But only with God will great decisions be made.
Yes, he had made a good choice after all when he had chosen the God of the green pasture and the still waters! He was very powerful, and the fact that He expected you to think for yourself and do something in return for His help did not matter, as long as you could work things out.
Life without any wonder left in it is flat and stale.
I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.
Only a mind free of impediment is capable of grasping the chaotic beauty of the world. This is our greatest asset.
It is not our right to punish one for thinking as he does, no matter how much we disagree.
I would much rather be considered wise than smart. But, I still think it is wise to get an education.
There's always something when you're at fault, too, and that fault you must discover and learn to recognize and take the consequences of it.
Johannes had once said that violence and cruelty were just a stupid person's way of making himself felt, because it was easer to use your hands to strike a blow than to use your brain to find a logical and just solution to the problem.
For a moment David was tempted to think that perhaps there were no good people at all outside concentration camps, but then he reminded himself of the sailor and Angelo and the English people who might have been ignorant but were certainly not bad.
You may often out talk me, but rarely will you outsmart me.
There's a difference between intellect and intelligence. Noise propagates the former, silence the later. Intellect is inherited, intelligence is inherent.
Survival is for those who are flexible; they are smart enough to adapt and they never give up!
Smart people learn from their mistakes and wise people learn from somebody else’s mistakes.