Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new; when an age ends; and when the soul of a nation long suppressed finds utterance.
Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.
Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think.
Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes.
Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction.
Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves.
Let us be a little humble; let us think that the truth may not perhaps be entirely with us.
Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.
It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.