A precedent embalms a principle.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.