If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.