Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.