The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Effective action is always unjust.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.