Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!