hope and confidence.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach
Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no
the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature,
nor do the
children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no
safer in the
long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never
wise in this world.
Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of
all the years you have lived.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my
heart, I shall
say that life is good.
Strike against war, for without you no battles can be fought!
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or
touched - they must be felt with the heart.
The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something
joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour
would not be
half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even
must be felt with the heart.
The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight,
but has no
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no
The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its
also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.
There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and
who has not had a king among his.
To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more
welcome than the
most luxurious Persian rug.
Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same
the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
True happiness... is not attained through self-gratification, but
fidelity to a worthy purpose.