The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Think globally, act locally.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.