The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.