It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
I think, therefore I am.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.