If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.