I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
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.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence