Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
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.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.