To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
I think, therefore I am.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
A man is literally what he thinks.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.