Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
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.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
The only real laughter comes from despair.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.