The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
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.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.