Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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 we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.