To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Time wounds all heels.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.