All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
What is to give light must endure burning.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.