Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
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'.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.