Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
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.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Resist much. Obey little.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.