Compassion is the basis of morality.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Wisdom begins at the end.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.