Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Think globally, act locally.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.