A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.