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The price of greatness is responsibility.

There's small choice in rotten apples.
Any 20 year-old who isn't a liberal doesn't have a heart, and any 40 year-old who isn't a conservative doesn't have a brain.
Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Some men can live up to their loftiest ideals without ever going higher than a basement.
The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything
I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character!
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
Before beginning, plan carefully.
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
They condemn what they do not understand.
The present moment is as it is. Always. Can you let it be?
The human condition: lost in thought.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
In matters of principle, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.
How can we know ourselves? Never by reflection, but only through action. Begin at once to do your duty and immediately you will know what is inside you.
Only learn to seize good fortune, for good fortune's always here.
Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral with rhythms of progress and retrogression, of evolution and dissolution.
Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action.
A person hears only what they understand.
Before you can do something you must first be something.
Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
Whatever you cannot understand, you cannot possess.
Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative and creation, there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one's favor all manner of unforeseen incidents, meetings and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would have come his way. Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.
No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that's my religion.
I don't like that man. I'm going to have to get to know him better.
It is the trade of lawyers to question everything, yield nothing, and talk by the hour.
Human interaction can be hell. Or it can be a great spiritual practice.
When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.

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