Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Time wounds all heels.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Intelligence is a moral category.