Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.