As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.