• “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.”
  • "Self-awareness is the most attractive trait."
  • "The line separating good and evil passes not through states, nor between classes, nor between political parties either - but right through every human heart."
  • "A nerd: a person who knows his own mind enough to mistrust it."
  • "Usually, what we call a 'good listener' is someone with a skillfully polished indifference."
  • "Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future."
  • "The desire to control other people (always for the greater good) is the root of evil."
  • "Every exceptional person is built in solitude."
  • "Nothing human is alien to me."
  • "Charisma is the ability to project confidence and love at the same time."
  • "Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by incompetence."
  • "Reasonable people can disagree."