There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
There's place and means for every man alive.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Man is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
I am the captain of my soul.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.