People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
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