Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
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.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.