In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
The future is the shape of things to come.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
We think too much and feel too little.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.