Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.