Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
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.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
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.
Desire is the very essence of man.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
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.