The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
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.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
A precedent embalms a principle.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
I think, therefore I am.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.