Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Resist much. Obey little.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
A precedent embalms a principle.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.