Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Think globally, act locally.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
What's done can't be undone.