Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.