Desire is the very essence of man.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.