The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Think globally, act locally.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.