Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.