Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
The lie is a condition of life.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
All great achievements require time.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.