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.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
A friend to all is a friend to none
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.