Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
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.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Wisdom begins at the end.