Experience is the comb that nature gives us when we are bald.
What we think or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only thing of consequence is what we do.
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand.
There is something wrong in a government where they who do the most have the least. There is something wrong when honesty wears a rag, and rascality a robe; when the loving, the tender, eat a crust, while the infamous sit at banquets.
The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.