Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.