He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.