He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.