Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
The lie is a condition of life.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
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.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Desire is the very essence of man.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are