Appearances often are deceiving.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
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.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.