Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Resist much. Obey little.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
All great achievements require time.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.