Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.