If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
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.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.