Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.