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.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.