It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.