It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
What's done can't be undone.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Time wounds all heels.
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.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.