I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Sunlight is painting.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.