Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.