I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
The lie is a condition of life.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.