Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
What's done can't be undone.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Time wounds all heels.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
A man is literally what he thinks.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.