To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
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.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
The lie is a condition of life.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle