It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.