Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.