Compassion is the basis of morality.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
The lie is a condition of life.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.