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.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.