In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
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.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.