As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.