Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
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.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.