Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
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.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
What's done can't be undone.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.