If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Desire is the very essence of man.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.