I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Time wounds all heels.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.