It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Time wounds all heels.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
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.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
All great achievements require time.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.