Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
What's done can't be undone.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.