A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
A precedent embalms a principle.
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.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.