It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
All great achievements require time.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.