Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
College isn’t the place to go for ideas.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Knowledge is love and light and vision.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
It is hard to interest those who have everything in those who have nothing.
Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all – the apathy of human beings.
Strike against war, for without you no battles can be fought!
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.
Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.
It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there’s a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see.
While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done.
Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.
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 adventure, or nothing.
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