If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Resist much. Obey little.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.