One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
The object of the superior man is truth.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
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.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.