And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
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.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
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?
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.