Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.