Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
What can't be cured must be endured.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.