It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.