Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Effective action is always unjust.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.