In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
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.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.