He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Intelligence is a moral category.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.