To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
I'm single because I was born that way.
Boards don't hit back.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
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.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.