Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
A friend to all is a friend to none
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
What can't be cured must be endured.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.