Friendship needs no words...

Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top.

Then you will see how low it was.

Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.

One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears - by listening to them.

The more faithfully you listen to the voices within you, the better you will hear what is sounding outside.

Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end - no apologies, no regrets.

Diplomacy: the art of restraining power.

Life only demands from you the strength that you possess.

Only one feat is possible; not to run away.

There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.

We all have within us a center of stillness surrounded by silence.

The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.

We have war when at least one of the parties to a conflict wants something more than it wants peace.

It is one of man's curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them.

Nothing is necessary except God, and nothing is less necessary than pain.

Three-fourths of the mistakes a man makes are made because he does not really know what he thinks he knows.

Medicine, the only profession that labors incessantly to destroy the reason for its own existance.

We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours.

It was a Greek tragedy. Nixon was fulfilling his own nature. Once it started it could not end otherwise.

Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.

The security of Israel is a moral imperative for all free peoples.

One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears by listening to them.

Democrats can't get elected unless things get worse, and things won't get worse unless they get elected.

To know how to wait. It is the great secret of success.

A political career brings out the basest qualities in human nature.

The statesman's duty is to bridge the gap between his nation's experience and his vision.

The conventional army loses if it does not win. The guerrilla wins if he does not lose.

Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.

Life only demands from you the strength you possess.

Only one feat is possible - not to have run away.

A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility.

History is a better guide than good intentions.

Consensus is what many people say in chorus but do not believe as individuals.

In our era, the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action.

I conclude that it is a fundamental mistake to think that salvation, justice, or virtue come through merely human institutions.

There is an absolutely fundamental hostility on the part of totalitarian regimes toward religion.

Americans are inclined to see the world and foreign affairs in black and white.

Doffing the ego's safe glory, he finds his naked reality.

If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions.

Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.

I have no political ambitions for myself or my children.

"Freedom from fear" could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights.

No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part of the globe at every moment of time.

No one will ever win the battle of the sexes; there's too much fraternizing with the enemy.

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.

The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.

Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists.

The longest journey is the journey inwards.

Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started upon his quest for the source of his being.

All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice.

False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter circulated by honest people who perpetuate the crime without knowing what they are doing.

What makes loneliness an anguish is not that I have no one to share my burden, but this: I have only my own burden to bear.