The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Wisdom begins at the end.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.