Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Freedom lies in being bold.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.