A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Think globally, act locally.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.