It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.