Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
What can't be cured must be endured.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.