Time wounds all heels.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.