Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
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!
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.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.