The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Think globally, act locally.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.