Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
What's done can't be undone.
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.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.