Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
What can't be cured must be endured.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.