A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.