If only it was as easy to banish hunger by rubbing the belly as it is to masturbate.
He has the most who is most content with the least.
One original thought is worth a thousand mindless quotings
I pissed on the man who called me a dog. Why was he so surprised?
People who talk well but do nothing are like musical intruments; the sound is all they have to offer.
Fools! You think of "god" as a sentient being. God is the word used to represent a force. This force created nothing, it just helps things along. It does not answer prayers, although it may make you think of a way to solve a problem. It has the power to influence you, but not decide for you.
Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings?
We come into the world alone and we die alone. Why, in life, should we be any less alone?
It is not that I am mad, it is only that my head is different from yours.
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
To become self-educated you should condemn yourself for all those things that you would criticize others.
No man is hurt but by himself. ...Literally by how he interprets what happens to him. If he focusses on how it could have been better, he will be hurt. If he focusses on how it could have been worse, he will be happy. The same is true for women too.
In a rich man's house there is no place to spit but his face.
You will become a teacher of yourself when for the same things that you blame others, you also blame yourself.
The most beautiful thing in the world is freedom of speech.
He lit a lamp in broad daylight and said, as he went about, "I am looking for a human."
The mob is the mother of tyrants.
Education gives sobriety to the young, comfort to the old, riches to the poor and is an ornament to the rich.
A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies.
Other dogs bite only their enemies, whereas I bite also my friends in order to save them.
Self-taught poverty is a help toward philosophy, for the things which philosophy attempts to teach by reasoning, poverty forces us to practice.
Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves. Whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience.
As houses well stored with provisions are likely to be full of mice, so the bodies of those that eat much are full of diseases.
Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.
Aristotle was once asked what those who tell lies gain by it. Said he - That when they speak truth they are not believed.
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