Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
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.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.