All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.