There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
All great achievements require time.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.