It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.