Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.
But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
Who, being loved, is poor?
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Those who have suffered understand suffering and therefore extend their hand.
Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better.
Who can refute a sneer?
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.
Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid.
He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.
None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.