Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
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.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Be curious, not judgmental.