It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
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.