If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.