I learned from the example of my father that the manner in which one endures what must be endured is more important than the thing that must be endured.
In order to fly, all one must do is simply miss the ground.
This must be Thursday. I never could get the hang of Thursdays.
There must be a day or two in a man's life when he is the precise age for something important.
A man must now swallow more belief than he can digest.
Every man who has at last succeeded, after long effort, in calling up the divinity which lies hidden in a woman's heart, is startled to find that he must obey the God he summoned.
The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer, a port to seek.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
I, poor creature, worn out with scribbling for my bread and my liberty, low in spirits and weak in health, must leave others to wear the laurels which I have sown, others to eat the bread which I have earned. A common case.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Heaven has given to every human being the power of controlling his passions, and if he neglects or loses it, the fault is his own, and he must be answerable for it.
We must create a kind of globalization that works for everyone... and not just for a few.