You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.