I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.