We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
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.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.