Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Criticize the act, not the person.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.