In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
What's done can't be undone.