I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool