Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Think globally, act locally.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.