Criticize the act, not the person.
Appearances often are deceiving.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.