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.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.