The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.