The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.