One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.