Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.