The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
A precedent embalms a principle.