The object of the superior man is truth.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
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.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.