If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Nothing is black or white.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.