It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other’s folly - that is the first law of nature.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
J. J. Rousseau
I may be no better, but at least I am different.