Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
A person preaches well that lives well.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
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.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.