If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
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?
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
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.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.