I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Dare to risk public criticism.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
The future ain't what it used to be.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.