Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
Boards don't hit back.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.