The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.