In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Desire is the very essence of man.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Wisdom begins at the end.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.